Videos about Tools an Technology link
Reuse & creative recycling
Decentralised and context specific reuse of materials through craft, rather than centralised industrial processes.
Recovery and maintenance of traditional tools and skills.
Bicycles & electric bikes
Human powered and assisted transport that improves the efficiency of the human body.
Efficient & low pollution wood stoves
Rocket and other stove designs using simple materials and local construction.
Fuels from organic wastes
Bio-diesel, methanol, biogas and wood gas for local cooking, electricity and transport.
Efficient and carbon neutral fuel for local electric power and vehicle transport.
Bio-char from forest wastes
Charcoal soil improver and carbon capture.
Use of fuel to generate electricity and provide heat for on-site use.
Micro-hydro & small scale wind
Simple renewable technologies for remote and local grid power.
Grid-tied renewable power generation
Use of the electric grid as a “battery” for localised power generation.
Heat banks, pumped storage (water), compressed air, and other simple temporary stores of energy.
Re-localisation of the maintenance, retrofit and redesign of infrastructure and technology.